The UWLP White Paper Series offers research-based reports on specific issues that impact Utah girls and women, along with related policy recommendations. This paper focuses on the status, challenges, and opportunities of women-owned businesses in Utah.
Moving Mountains for Utah Women.
The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns.
The UWLP hosts, offers, partners, and collaborates on programs, seminars, lectures, workshops, and think tanks aligned with efforts to move mountains for Utah girls and women. View all upcoming events.
UWLP Book Club: How Women Rise By Sally Helgesen & Marshall GoldsmithAcross two sessions, we will discuss Helgesen and Goldsmith’s book How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job. They identify 12 habits that may hold women back. Helgesen and Goldsmith weave together research findings and stories to describe each habit and explain how to build new strategies. Whether you are in the workforce or not, these book club discussions will challenge your thinking and help you consider expanding your positive influence in Utah.
Effecting Societal Change for Child Sexual Abuse
Child sexual abuse is a silent epidemic in our country, and Utah is no exception. One in five children is sexually abused by the age of 18. How do we make substantive headway on eliminating child sexual abuse from our communities? Join elected officials, nonprofit leaders, and academic researchers/university administrators for discussions surrounding what we can collectively change to keep our kids safer.
Hacks to Help Women Maximize Income and Minimize Expenses
Many women and families have goals they want to achieve and would like their spending to reflect what matters most to them. So, how can we strategize how we spend so we can still achieve our goals even during times of high inflation? One way is to develop new spending and savings habits so we can maximize our income and minimize our expenses. Join Vincenza for this engaging workshop to learn about what practical strategies we can implement during times of high inflation to achieve all our financial goals.